Flexinterface: A Framework to Provide Flexible Mobile Phone User Interfaces - Addressing the Elderly Diversity

Vinícius P. Gonçalves, Sibelius Seraphini, Vânia P. A. Neris, Jó Ueyama

Abstract

This paper outlines our work to provide flexible smartphone interfaces targeting the elderly. Our research employs the Lancaster OpenCom middleware approach running on Android mobile phones. In this paper we present FlexInterface, an approach for a reconfigurable interface for elderly people and show how our model can help elderly people while interacting with mobile phones. We claim that flexible interfaces supports interaction in a more universal manner and in this paper we consider the elderly population. We carried out an assessment with the elderly to verify the feasibility of the proposal. The results suggest that there was a reduction in interaction time with the use of flexible interfaces and an increase in user satisfaction.

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P. Gonçalves V., Seraphini S., P. A. Neris V. and Ueyama J. (2013). Flexinterface: A Framework to Provide Flexible Mobile Phone User Interfaces - Addressing the Elderly Diversity . In Proceedings of the 15th International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 3: ICEIS, ISBN 978-989-8565-61-7, pages 143-150. DOI: 10.5220/0004451401430150


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@conference{iceis13,
author={Vinícius P. Gonçalves and Sibelius Seraphini and Vânia P. A. Neris and Jó Ueyama},
title={Flexinterface: A Framework to Provide Flexible Mobile Phone User Interfaces - Addressing the Elderly Diversity},
booktitle={Proceedings of the 15th International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 3: ICEIS,},
year={2013},
pages={143-150},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0004451401430150},
isbn={978-989-8565-61-7},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the 15th International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 3: ICEIS,
TI - Flexinterface: A Framework to Provide Flexible Mobile Phone User Interfaces - Addressing the Elderly Diversity
SN - 978-989-8565-61-7
AU - P. Gonçalves V.
AU - Seraphini S.
AU - P. A. Neris V.
AU - Ueyama J.
PY - 2013
SP - 143
EP - 150
DO - 10.5220/0004451401430150